You poem should be a dialogue between two individuals about a news events, similar to "Ballad of Birmingham" or "Legal Alien." You poem should be at least 12 lines and report the total story.
Write a Catalog Poem that list the things you do every day. Choose images that make your day come alive for the reader. You might want to imitate the structure of one of the poems we read. 12 lines.
Write a poem in the style of Sandburg’s in which you compare a force of nature to an animal or Wordsworth's description of daffodils. Extend your metaphor as far as it will go, without forcing it. You can use a direct metaphor: “ is” or you can use an implied metaphor, as Sandburg does.12 lines.
Write a poem that describes something in nature that you feel strongly about. Be sure to tell WHERE you are as you observe your scene. Use your SENSES: SIGHT, SOUND, SMELL, TOUCH and TASTE. Poems should be a minimum of 12 lines
Select either the creative writing or the consider this and post your response. 200 words.
In three paragraphs, you will do the follow. 200-250 words.
1) Summarize the main ideas in the sources about the conflict in Northern Ireland (281-291). Use your graphic organizer from class to help.
2) Connect this information about the Troubles to what you may already know about civil wars in other places or times.
3) Draw a conclusion by giving your opinion of what future leaders can learn from these struggles.
"No man who was not a true gentleman at heart ever was, since the world began a true gentlemen in manner. He says, no varnish can hide the grain of the wood; and that the more varnish you put on, the more the grain will express itself."
a) What is meant by "gentlemen in manner"?
b) For what is wood grain used as metaphor?
c) Compare and Contrast the behavior of Joe and that of Pumblechook. How might this quotation pertain to each of them?
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.